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19 Photos Of Climate Change That Prove We Have To Act Now

By Cherrie - 4 min read

The winners of the “How Do You See Climate Change?” Mission with Deutsche Welle.

Facts and figures aside, the effects of global warming are now plain for all to see. And, with COP21, the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, currently underway, the climate change issuehas never been more urgent.

That’s why EyeEmteamed up with Global Ideas at Deutsche Welle (DW) to ask photographers: How Do You See Climate Change? With phenomenal entries from around the globe, one winner and threerunners up were selected – and all were interviewed and featured on DW!

Keep scrolling for19 shocking photos of climate change in action.

Winner!

lifestyles

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Joel Mataro

Congratulations toJoel Matarowhose photo of typhoon survivors in the Philippines was chosen as the winner of this Mission.

Joel gave a terrifying account of the events behindhis winning image on DW’s Global Ideas: “When I went outside again, there was no street to see anymore.” Be sure to check out the full interview.

Runners up

Congratulations also to the three runners-up, Bruce, Anski21 and Darius Morgendorfer, who had short portraits featured and published by DW. Take a look!

Sea by illuminated factor against sky at night

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Bruce(っ^◡^)っ

sea

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Darius Morgendorfer

Low angle view of windmills against romantic sky

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Ansk21

Image collection

We were blown away by the quality of the entries – and are delighted to shareanother 15 of our favorite shots!

High angle shot of cityscape at sunset

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Evelyne Sieber

Cropped hand holding ice
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Jan-Stefan Knick

Cropped image of hands on chainlink fence against illuminated light trails

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Rafael

High angle view of leaf on puddle

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Isabella M ¤

Rear view full length of woman standing against flooded road

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Anna Wittkowski

architecture

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Lai Bit

Directly above shot of dead fish on sand at beach

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Aaron

View of iceberg on water surface against sky

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Alex Law

Car passing by industry building and sunny sky

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Uzuki.

transportation

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iDax

High angle view of water flowing on road in rainy season

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Ñåsħïţ Åñsåŗï

Low angle view of animal skeletons against glass window at museum

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Ange-Lise BdE

car

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Chris Kae

Bridge over river

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Nathan Goldenzweig

Mountain landscape

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Nathan Goldenzweig

About Global Ideas: Global Ideas reports on global biodiversity and wildlife conservation for DW, Germany’s international broadcaster.

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